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1[[quoteright:320:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/e1fiznzo4lny4iaycn6i_3967.jpg]]˛[[caption-width-right:320: ''Now my heart beat, while the music was groovin' ''.]]˛˛''Wild Honey'' is the thirteenth studio album by Music/TheBeachBoys, released in 1967. A Beach Boys album like no other before it (especially ''Music/SmileySmile''), it can be credited as one of the first back-to-basics albums, coming after the psychedelic heights of earlier in the year. ˛˛Upon release, it was greeted with mixed to negative reviews, though it spawned the hits "Wild Honey" and "Darlin'". However, it cannot be denied that this album has been VindicatedByHistory, mostly by critics in particular. In 2012, ''Magazine/RollingStone'' magazine ranked ''Wild Honey'' at number two on its "Coolest Summer Albums of All Time" list, praising its "hedonistic rock & roll spirit", "humour" and "pensive depth".˛˛----˛!! Tracklist:˛˛[[AC: Side One]]˛˛# "Wild Honey" (2:38)˛# "Aren't You Glad" (2:18)˛# "I Was Made to Love Her" (2:07)˛# "Country Air" (2:19)˛# "A Thing or Two" (2:43)˛˛[[AC: Side Two]]˛˛# "Darlin'" (2:10)˛# "I'd Love Just Once to See You" (1:51)˛# "Here Comes the Night" (2:44)˛# "Let the Wind Blow" (2:21)˛# "How She Boogalooed It" (1:55)˛# "Mama Says" (1:05)˛˛----˛!! Bonus Tracks (2001 Reissue):˛˛# "Heroes and Villains (Alternate Take)" (3:30)˛# "Good Vibrations (Various Session)" (6:57)˛# "Good Vibrations (Early Take)" (3:03)˛# "You're Welcome" (1:11)˛# "Their Hearts Were Full of Spring" (2:33)˛# "Can't Wait Too Long" (5:34)˛˛----˛!!Principal Members:˛˛* Al Jardine - vocals˛* Bruce Johnston - bass, organ, vocals˛* Mike Love - backing and co-lead vocals˛* Music/BrianWilson - lead vocals˛* Carl Wilson - lead vocals, guitar˛* Music/DennisWilson - drums, vocals˛˛----˛!! Wild Tropes:˛˛* AgeProgressionSong: "I Was Made to Love Her"˛--> ''I was born in Little Rock''˛--> ''Had a childhood sweetheart''˛--> ''We were always hand in han-an-an-an-and''˛--> ''I wore high-top shoes and shirt-tails''˛--> ''Suzy was in pigtails''˛--> ''I knew I loved her even then''˛* AlbumFiller: "Mama Says", which is a rather mundane and preachy song about manners taught by your mother and only has two lines repeated over and over again. It is a originally part of Smile's Vegetables and was not included on the Smiley Smile version.˛* CoverVersion: "I Was Made to Love Her", originally by Music/StevieWonder. The original album would have had a version of "The Letter" by The Box Tops though it was omitted (later to see release on Rarities and Sunshine Tomorrow).˛* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: "I'd Love Just Once to See You" (In the nude!).˛* HeavyMeta: ˛** "Wild Honey"˛--> ''The way she make me wanna sing a little rock 'n' roll''˛** "I'd Love Just Once to See You"˛--> ''I make up a song as I'm a-working along''˛--> ''No one's watching me.''˛* LimitedLyricsSong: "Mama Says", just repeats these two sentences over and over.˛--> ''Eat a lot, sleep a lot, brush 'em like crazy''˛--> ''Run a lot, do a lot, never be lazy''˛* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: 2017 sees the release of ''Sunshine Tomorrow'', a 2-CD set containing the first-ever true stereo mix of the entire ''Wild Honey'' album as well as alternate takes, session highlights, and the first complete official release of the live album ''Lei'd in Hawaii''.˛* LyricalDissonance: "I'd Love Just Once to See You", which is a sweet song about rather mundane tasks at home (washing dishes, rinsing up the sink). The protagonist wonders when his woman helped him dry and baking a pie the last time. Then this rather bizarre remark comes right out of ''nowhere'':˛--> ''It's not too late''˛--> ''I'd love just once to see you (3x)''˛--> ''In the nude''˛* MommasBoy: "Mama Says"˛--> ''Eat a lot, sleep a lot, brush 'em like crazy''˛--> ''Run a lot, do a lot, never be lazy''˛* NewSoundAlbum: A mixture of {{Pop}}, {{Soul}}, and RAndB (with touches of PsychedelicRock).˛* OneWomanSong: "Darlin'".˛* QuestioningTitle: "Aren't You Glad?"˛* ThePowerOfLove and SillyLoveSongs:˛** "Darlin'"˛--> ''Oh darlin', I dream of you often, my pretty darlin' ''˛--> ''Darlin', you're so fine''˛--> ''I love the way soften my life with your love, your precious love''˛** "Wild Honey"˛--> ''You know she's got the sweetness of a honey bee''˛--> ''Wild honey''˛--> ''She got it on and stung me good, yes, sirree''˛** "I Was Made to Love Her"˛--> ''I was made to love her''˛--> ''Like a sweet magnolia tree''˛--> ''My love blossomed tenderly''˛--> ''My life grows sweeter through the years''˛** "Here Comes the Night"˛--> ''But our love grows on and on''˛--> ''Stars who shine in love''˛--> ''Are making you mine to love''˛--> ''I've never felt a love so strong''˛** "Aren't You Glad?"˛--> ''I got a heart that just won't stop beating for you''˛--> ''I got a love I just can't stop feeling for you''˛* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: This album eschews the surf rock and lush psychedelia of yesteryear in favor of an uptempo R'n'B-based sound.˛* StepUpToTheMicrophone: Mike Love sings co-lead vocals on "Aren't You Glad", "A Thing or Two" and "Let the Wind Blow". Brian sings lead vocals on "I'd Love Just Once to See You" and "Here Comes the Night". He also gets co-lead vocals on "Aren't You Glad", "A Thing or Two" and "Let the Wind Blow".˛* {{Theremin}}: The title track uses the same Electro-Theremin that was [[CallBack featured on "I Just Wasn't Made for These Times" and "Good Vibrations"]].˛* ThreeChordsAndTheTruth: This album reflected a back-to-basics approach after the downfall of ''Music/{{SMiLE}}''. It's been said that this album was [[TropeCodifier one of the first deliberate invocations of this trope by a major band]], before ''Music/BeggarsBanquet'' or ''Music/AbbeyRoad''.˛* TitleTrack: "Wild Honey"˛--> ''Sweet sweet wild honey bee''˛--> ''Eat up, eat up, eat up honey''˛* TruckDriversGearChange: In an interesting example, the second and fourth verses of "How She Boogalooed It" employ this whilst the third reverts to the tune of the first.˛* UncommonTime: "Let the Wind Blow" is in 3/4, essentially waltz time, unusual for rock.˛* UnusualEuphemism: "How She Boogalooed It"˛--> ''Met a fine chick that really got to me''˛--> ''Good Lord, how she boogalooed to me''˛----

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